The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 165 178 165
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing Apple 35 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.54% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 1.22% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 24
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£205 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £222 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £508 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £243
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +13.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +22.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.87% -0.92%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2384 2715 2924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.93% 44.35% 45.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 1909 2071
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 44 102
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £27.50 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple.

1 51 (65.38%) Windows
2 33 (42.31%) MS Office
3 30 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 28 (35.90%) Apple iOS
4 28 (35.90%) Mac OS X
5 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 23 (29.49%) Windows XP
6 23 (29.49%) iPad
7 22 (28.21%) Finance
8 21 (26.92%) Blackberry
9 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
10 17 (21.79%) Android
10 17 (21.79%) iPhone
11 12 (15.38%) Mac OS
11 12 (15.38%) Google
12 10 (12.82%) Spanish Language
12 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
12 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
13 9 (11.54%) Objective-C
13 9 (11.54%) Mac OS X Server
14 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (10.26%) Banking
14 8 (10.26%) Google Apps
14 8 (10.26%) Windows 8
14 8 (10.26%) iOS Development
14 8 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
14 8 (10.26%) VPN
15 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Lync
Applications
1 33 (42.31%) MS Office
2 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.28%) MS Project
6 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.56%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Google Apps
2 4 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
1 8 (10.26%) VPN
2 5 (6.41%) DNS
2 5 (6.41%) DHCP
3 4 (5.13%) LAN
3 4 (5.13%) Internet
4 2 (2.56%) VLAN
4 2 (2.56%) Firewall
4 2 (2.56%) Wireless
4 2 (2.56%) LDAP
4 2 (2.56%) VoIP
4 2 (2.56%) WLAN
4 2 (2.56%) WAN
4 2 (2.56%) SMTP
4 2 (2.56%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.56%) HTTP
4 2 (2.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (2.56%) FileMaker
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Xcode
2 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.13%) CocoaPods
3 4 (5.13%) Hudson
3 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.56%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.56%) Rational Rose
4 2 (2.56%) RequisitePro
5 1 (1.28%) Robotium
5 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Spanish Language
3 8 (10.26%) Banking
4 6 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.13%) Retail
6 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.28%) Law
7 1 (1.28%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Support Engineer
2 19 (24.36%) Desktop Support
3 18 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
4 17 (21.79%) Analyst
5 13 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) Mac Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) IT Support
8 6 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) iOS Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Service Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.41%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Administrator
10 3 (3.85%) Support Technician
11 2 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Technician
11 2 (2.56%) Deskside Support
11 2 (2.56%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) CSS
1 5 (6.41%) HTML
2 4 (5.13%) Application Packaging
2 4 (5.13%) HTML5
2 4 (5.13%) CSS3
2 4 (5.13%) Cocoa
3 2 (2.56%) JSON
4 1 (1.28%) Middleware
4 1 (1.28%) SOAP
4 1 (1.28%) Web Services
4 1 (1.28%) XML
4 1 (1.28%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (1.28%) WebKit
4 1 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) iPad
2 21 (26.92%) Blackberry
3 17 (21.79%) iPhone
4 4 (5.13%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.56%) Derivative
6 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.28%) NHS
7 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.28%) 3D Printing
7 1 (1.28%) Apple TV
7 1 (1.28%) BYOD
7 1 (1.28%) PKI
7 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (65.38%) Windows
2 30 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 28 (35.90%) Apple iOS
3 28 (35.90%) Mac OS X
4 23 (29.49%) Windows XP
5 17 (21.79%) Android
6 12 (15.38%) Mac OS
7 9 (11.54%) Mac OS X Server
8 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (10.26%) Windows 8
9 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (8.97%) UNIX
10 5 (6.41%) Windows Vista
11 4 (5.13%) Linux
12 3 (3.85%) Windows Phone
13 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (10.26%) iOS Development
3 7 (8.97%) ITSM
4 6 (7.69%) Service Management
4 6 (7.69%) OO
4 6 (7.69%) ITIL
5 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.41%) TDD
5 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.13%) Use Case
6 4 (5.13%) Security Patching
6 4 (5.13%) Scrum
7 3 (3.85%) OOP
7 3 (3.85%) Project Management
7 3 (3.85%) Mobile Development
7 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.56%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) Objective-C
2 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.41%) Apple Swift
4 4 (5.13%) SQL
5 3 (3.85%) VBA
5 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.56%) Python
6 2 (2.56%) Perl
6 2 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) ACTC
4 4 (5.13%) MCSE
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 2 (2.56%) MCP
5 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.28%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) PhD
6 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) Casper Suite
2 2 (2.56%) WSUS
2 2 (2.56%) Puppet
2 2 (2.56%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.38%) Google
3 6 (7.69%) VMware
3 6 (7.69%) Citrix
4 5 (6.41%) Adobe
4 5 (6.41%) Remedy
4 5 (6.41%) Reuters
4 5 (6.41%) Bloomberg
5 4 (5.13%) Sophos
5 4 (5.13%) Cisco
6 3 (3.85%) HP
6 3 (3.85%) BMC
6 3 (3.85%) Lotus
7 2 (2.56%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.56%) Symantec
8 1 (1.28%) IBM
8 1 (1.28%) Avaya
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle
8 1 (1.28%) F5
8 1 (1.28%) MobileIron
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